The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £486 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Consultant
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 158 191
Rank change year-on-year +2 +33  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 13 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
Median daily rate £486 £525 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.38% +41.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £473 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £460
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -34.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3166 3182 5507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.70% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2585 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 97
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in the City of London

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Consultant in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Consultant in the City of London

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Consultant in the City of London

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) User Experience
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) .NET
4 5 (22.73%) CRM
4 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (13.64%) Retail
6 3 (13.64%) Firewall
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) Process Management
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Internet
7 2 (9.09%) NHS
7 2 (9.09%) LAN
7 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 2 (9.09%) WLAN
7 2 (9.09%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) FTP
7 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.09%) CCTV
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) VoIP
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 2 (9.09%) WLAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Skype
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) CCTV
2 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.55%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) CRM
1 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Email Filtering
4 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Process Management
4 2 (9.09%) Web Filtering
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Avaloq
3 1 (4.55%) BISAM
3 1 (4.55%) Blue Prism
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) FactSet
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Polycom
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) StatPro
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
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